Disasters disrupt the physical and social environments that shape health and social problems. Post disaster issues related to the distribution of emergency aid have not been studied systematically but are likely to affect communities after a disaster. The common issues that elderly people face post disaster situations are financial issues, sexual health issues, emotional concerns, physical abuse and related issues. Social isolation puts people in a situation where they are predisposed to be... Topics: emergency aid, campaigns, community education, post disaster context, IERJ, International Education...
since january 2008, all rejected asylum-seekers in switzerland are only entitled to receive emergency aid ('nothilfe'). it is provided by the cantons in different ways. emergency aid however shouldn't be considered as an assistance, but as an instrument of a policy of deterrence within the framework of 'fighting migration'. the underlying idea is: the more the marginalisation and material deprivation of the illegalised people, the better chance they'll leave switzerland. for different reasons... Topics: undocumented migrants, switzerland, refugees, asylum, migration, zurich, basel, borders, anarchism,...
Community newspaper published by the Glen Park Association reporting on topics important to the neighborhoods of Glen Park, Sunnyside, and Diamond Heights in San Francisco. Various publication schedules since 1977. Topics: Kelly's Suit, Glen Park BART station, Val and Bud Tietz, library patrons, emergency aid station... Source: folio
Talk Nation Radio for August 19, 2010 WHAT YOU CAN DO TO HELP PAKISTANI'S HELP THEMSELVES And, Fishermen turn whistle blower to expose extensive use of dispersant, and continued presence of massive amounts of oil in Gulf of Mexico. Dahr Jamail, Gulf Seafood Not Safe, and Idrees Kamal, Pakistani Aid Efforts Need US Help Journalist Dahr Jamail talks about shocking report from Gulf of Mexico in Inter Press Service News and Truthout.org and Idrees Kamal describes their small but effective aid... Topics: Seafood from Gulf of Mexico not safe, chemical dispersants, corexit, Dahr Jamail, on his...
In The News: The Space Shuttle Endeavour gets off the ground with structural pieces for the International Space Station, and a teacher on board. Iraq: 3,679 Dead American Soldiers, as well as over 1000 paramilitary contractors & mercenaries. AFL-CIO holds a Democratic Presidential candidate forum at Soldiers Field, but they did NOT make an official endorsement of any particular candidate, apparently leaving the decision to the union locals. Hurricane Katrina victims who were given... Topics: Travus T. Hipp Morning News & Commentary, Cabale News Service, Travus T. Hipp, KPIG, News,... Source: KPIG Radio Freedom California
In The News: President Bush signs 1/4 billion dollar emergency aid bill to get money to Minnesota for the bridge collapse. Fast response compared to the response to the Gulf States crisis after Katrina. The British government requests the return of 5 citizens from Guantanamo, because, according to the Red Cross, TORTURE WAS USED BY POLICY by the CIA... at abu Ghraib as well. The AFL-CIO is holding a Democratic candidate forum today @ Soldiers Field in Chicago. Details. The White House mugs... Topics: Travus T. Hipp Morning News & Commentary, Cabale News Service, Travus T. Hipp, KPIG, News,... Source: KPIG Radio Freedom California
In The News: After a general trade union strike, the Lebanese army turns over the keys to Hizbollah. Details. Bad choice of nicknames department - The person we thought was abu al-Masari, leader of the so-called al Qaeda Iraq franchise is the wrong person. More on our occupation and destruction of Iraq, as Iraqis understand their nation: The Iraqi military has warned civilians to leave the vast slum of Sadr City, apparently in preparation for a massive government assault on the Mahdi Army... Topics: Travus T. Hipp, Cabale News Service, KPIG, Politics, News, Alternative News, U.S. Foreign Policy,... Source: KPIG Radio Freedom California
In The News: The price of freedom... $200 BILLION DOLLARS for the fiscal year. George Bush wants an additional $46 billion for Iraq & Afghanistan with NO restrictions, riders, earmarks. That's on top of another $142 billion plus loose change already in the works ... Iraq: al-Sistani's aides plus members of the al-Badr group fly in to al-Anbar for a meeting on an American military helicopter. The U.S. is trying to secure their cooperation with each other... Osama bin Laden releases a tape... Topics: Travus T. Hipp Morning News & Commentary, Cabale News Service, Travus T. Hipp, KPIG, News,... Source: KPIG Radio Freedom California
"I wouldn't call it fascism exactly, but a political system nominally controlled by an irresponsible, dumbed down electorate who are manipulated by dishonest, cynical, controlled mass media that dispense the propaganda of a corrupt political establishment can hardly be described as democracy either ..." --Edward Zehr In The News: Some folks call it 'depression'... Federal mortgage bailout... Details. The "Potomac Primaries" happen today. Maryland, Washington,DC and Virginia.... Topics: Travus T. Hipp, Cabale News Service, KPIG, Politics, News, Alternative News, U.S. Foreign Policy,... Source: KPIG Radio Freedom California
In The News: Senator Ted Kennedy has an inoperable brain tumor and will be out of action in the halls of congress for a while, which definitely reshuffles the politics around Washington DC. More. More going than coming - The Pentagon will send 42,000 more troops to Iraq and Afghanistan. In China, additional problems from the Sichuan earthquake besides 5 million homeless and tens of thousands killed is the fact that Sichuan province is the major coal mining region and due to infrastructure... Topics: Travus T. Hipp, Cabale News Service, KPIG, Politics, News, Alternative News, U.S. Foreign Policy,... Source: KPIG Radio Freedom California
In The News: First , there is an unavoidable, but not ear damaging non-PIG Squeal @ 12-13 seconds into the news segment. A truce has been achieved between Al Maliki's Iraqi government and Muqtada al-Sadr's 'faction'. More, and still more from Juan Cole @ Informed Comment: A ceasefire was formally signed on Monday between the Al-Maliki government and the Sadr movement, , which allows Iraqi forces to search Sadr City in Baghdad for medium and heavy weapons. Arabic press reports suggest that the... Topics: Travus T. Hipp, Cabale News Service, KPIG, Politics, News, Alternative News, U.S. Foreign Policy,... Source: KPIG Radio Freedom California